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PHOTO with Article of Police Robot (RoboCop) May, 1924
Science and Invention (via Retronaut) ^
| May 1924
| H. Gernback
Posted on 01/27/2013 10:11:10 AM PST by DogByte6RER
Robocop c. 1924
TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Chit/Chat; History; Miscellaneous; Science; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: 1924; automaton; modernhistory; policerobot; retrotechnology; riotcontrol; robocop; robot; steampunk
"Mother! Where have you been all of these years!"
To: Slings and Arrows
posted on 01/27/2013 10:14:25 AM PST
("Loose lips sink ships")
We dogs have also evolved, you f'n cop!
I see the exhaust is properly placed
posted on 01/27/2013 10:23:29 AM PST
To: DogByte6RER; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono
It is gasoline powered. Obama would ban them.
To: Lancey Howard
Just the thing to pepper spray Occupantloads.
“If it burns when you urinate and your eyes begin to water (Along with everybody else’s), please see a doctor.”
Just destroy the radio control car. Robots defeated.
To: Future Snake Eater
Every master plan has a fatal flaw, doesn’t it?
Spinning blackjack hands - very disturbing but interesting approach.
posted on 01/27/2013 11:45:38 AM PST
("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
Yeah I saw that too. OUCH!
posted on 01/27/2013 11:54:48 AM PST
(Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
Note that the devices are referred to as automatons. “Robot,” a term coined in 1921, apparently hadn’t yet caught on.
posted on 01/27/2013 1:17:05 PM PST
by Fiji Hill
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